10235: Hisaye Iwamoto

10235: Hisaye Iwamoto

Hisaye Iwamoto

She was born on 25 December 1921. She was a domestic servant employed by Mrs. Snow. Her family includes Harry Iwamoto (father) and Yuri Iwamoto (mother; nee Yuri Usesugi). Her home address is listed as 220 Pambina Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 December 1921
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9398 (1054-1064)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10235
Name Hisaye Iwamoto

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10235: Hisaye Iwamoto

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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